Championship roundup: Esse hits winner as Millwall stun Middlesbrough

05 August 2023 04:38
Blackburn beat West Brom with two goals in two minutesLeague One champions Plymouth make winning startRomain Esse’s first senior goal gave Millwall a perfect start to the new Championship season as they claimed an impressive 1-0 win at Middlesbrough. The 18-year-old substitute had been on the pitch for five minutes when he latched on to Aidomo Emakhu’s low cross and his excellent first-time finish found the top corner.The 79th-minute goal was no more than Millwall deserved given their superiority to that point, with Zian Flemming and Kevin Nisbet also having gone close to a breakthrough. Middlesbrough, who made the playoffs last season, were disappointing throughout. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian